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The introduction of the first episode of the program "Nosotros." The host discusses reasons why this show was established and talks to different members of the Latin American community in Edmonton about preserving their culture and language. This episode features two performances by "Los jovenes de estrella roja."
Topics: Latinamerican culture, la cultura latinoamericano, preserve, preservar, Edmonton, youth, los...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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Los Jaivas; a chilean folk band plays a concert at the Edmonton Jubilee Auditorium; incorporating traditional Chilean folk instruments with electric guitars and synthesizers.
Topics: Los Jaivas, Chilean folk music, música de folk chilena, Electronic instruments, intrumentos...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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The first part of the program was an interview with Luis Delire; who was part of the Amnesty International in Edmonton. He spoke about how the group had originated and how it is operated by volunteers. He stated that their focus is to put pressure on the governments that allow abuse to take place in their countries. The country of focus in this interview was Peru. The second part of the program focused on folklore dance; specifically from the Latin American group Tupac. The two directors of the...
Topics: Amnesty International, group, volunteer, Luis Delire, government, Peru, human rights, dance,...
WLP Interviews
by Afkhami, Mahnaz; Sebastian, Tim
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Mahnaz Afkhami discusses the events and aftermath of the Iranian Revolution, including her own experience of exile and what she calls the "collective psychological collapse" of Iranian society. She discusses topics including feminism and Islam, her work as a government minister pushing for progressive causes, civil society building in Iran, and adapting to living in exile.
Topics: Iran -- History -- Revolution 1979, Exile, Refugees, Identity, Civil society, Political...
Broadcast of the 20th anniversary concert of Chilean group in exile Inti-Illimani in the Jubilee Auditorium. Eleven songs are shown in the program, accompanied by comentary from Enrique Reye and Antonio Guzmán on the history and political engagement of the group. Also; some footage of members of Inti-Illimani speaking in Spanish and English with the audience.
Topics: Inti-Illimani, nueva canción chilena, new chilean song, Jubilee Auditorium, música chilena,...
WLP Interviews
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Mahnaz Afkhami discusses her work as a female government minister advocating for women's rights in Iran during the period 1970-1978. At that time, Akhami was able to pursue and negotiate for reforms because the government's goals supported progressive movement toward modernization and development. Afkhami conceptually linked the advancement of women to the goal of national development. In her work with grassroots women, Afkhami focused primarily on programs to meet her constituents' needs in...
Topics: Iran -- History -- Revolution 1979, Women's rights -- Muslim societies, Patriarchy, Women -- Social...
"Los Jaivas" in concert at the Jubilee Auditorium. This 5 member Chilean group combines traditional Chilean instruments as well as more modern instruments, such as: electric guitar and synthesizer.
Topics: "los jaivas", grupo chileno, chilean group, instrumentos pre-colombianos y...
Enrique Reyes interviews Cesar Chavez about his work in the labour movement in the United States and the boycott of American grapes because of labour conditions, a list of local cultural events, A performance by social activist chilean folk group Rumbo Al Sur, Raoul Echeverria interviews Jorge Rogers about his youth rights advocacy group, comite de defensa de derechos juveniles, more music from Rumbo Al Sur
Topics: Cesar Chavez, Jorge Rogers, Syndicalism, sindicalismo, union de campesinos de america, labour...
WLP Interviews
by Afkhami, Mahnaz; Abzug, Bella; Griefahn, Monika; Aidoo, Ama Ata; Friedan, Betty; Goodall, Jane; Garrison, Jim; Twist, Lynne
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A panel discussion centers on women's roles in leadership and democratization, and the global women's movement in the period after the Beijing World Conference in 1995. Highlights: [0:01:00] SWF president Jim Garrison's opening remarks and introductions of panel members. [0:06:40] Discussion moderator Lynne Twist speaks on the impact of Beijing on her own thinking and the global women's movement as a whole. [0:10:45] Lynne Twist's introduction of panel-member Mahnaz Afkhami and Afkhami's...
Topics: 4th World Conference on Women : 1995 : Beijing, Women's leadership, Democratic transition, Women...
Interview with ex MP Mario Palestro; who talks about justice, dictatorship, and the municipal politics of Santiago. Coverage of the "copa Canadá", a local soccer tournament, and interviews with the coaches and captains of the finalist teams. Local news, festivals, and events, and a memorial to the recently departed drummer Gabriel Parra of chilean folk-rock group Los Jaivas with concert footage.
Topics: Mario Palestro, chile, comuna de santiago, city of santiago, copa canadá, Canada cup, soccer,...
The show begins by talking about the 500th anniversary of Columbus discovering the New World and the reactions of the indigenous populations to this anniversary. This is done in a documentary called "500 anos despues." In July of 1990, more than 300 representatives from indigenous populations from all across the americas gathered in Quito, Peru for the Primer Encuentro Continental to protest the oppression that the indigenous populations face. The documentary features interviews with...
Topics: Cristobal Colon, Christopher Columbus, Rigoberta Menchu, Quinto centenario, 500th anniversary,...
Enrique Reyes interviews three members of Chilean group Santiago del Nuevo Extremo: Pedro Villagra, Luis Le-Bert, and Jorge Astorga. They talk about the creation of the group; its purpose - to allow them to find their own voice and identity - and their experiences of playing in Canada and around the world. The rest of the episode shows their concert at the University of Alberta (SUB Theatre). They use elements of jazz; contemporary music and traditional Chilean folkloric music in their songs....
Topics: Chile, Santiago del Nuevo Extremo, música de folk chilena, Chilean folk music, música...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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Documentary about the cholera epidemic in Peru entitled Crisis del Cholera en Peru. Interview with two representatives from the Alberta Peruvian solidarity group (PASA): Luz Jones and Walter Garcia, who discuss how their group is helping the cholera victims in Peru. Grupo Calafquen for 5th LASER Festival present dances from the central regions of Chile in "huaso" style, as well as from the Easter Islands. Local announcement of fundraising event with a concert by Raymihuara at the...
Topics: Cholera, Peru, PASA, Solidarity, Grupo Calafquen, LASER Festival, Folk dancing, Chile
The programme presents music and dancing by Tupac and B-Cuadro held during the Edmonton Latinoamerican Festival at the Provincial Museum. Sports News are presented especially results from the Copa América. Presenter celebrates Chile's victory over the Pinochet dictatorship.
Topics: Edmonton Latinoamerican Festival, Tupac Mexican Dance Group, B-Cuadro Musical Group, Sports
WLP Interviews
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Aatifa Timjerdine of Morocco discusses the state of women's rights in her home country, her work as an activist, and what she will take back to her home country as a result of her participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Roaming Institute for Women's Leadership and Training of Trainers (December 9-15, 2003 in Petra, Jordan).
Topics: WLP Events -- MENA Regional Roaming Institute 2003, Participatory leadership, Transformative...
This video features an interview with a woman (Julia) from Nicaragua who emigrated to Canada because of the political revolution in Nicaragua. They discuss the dangers of living in Nicaragua at the time and the influence of the United States and its imperialism as well.
Topics: Nicaragua, revolution, revolucion nicaraguense, immigration, inmigracion, United States of America...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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Christmas special: Performance from chilean folk-rock fusion group Jaivas, Christmas greetings and a reminder to think of the less fortunate in Chile and to act in solidarity with a socialist-democratic movement from Degalio Henriquez of the coordinación socialista, a music video of "Venid fieles" (oh come let us adore him), christmas greetings from Mario Acuna of the comite catolica de latinoamerica, Santa Claus visits Escuela Salvador Allende, where the children sing carols, a...
Topics: Christmas, Navidad, Jaivas, Musica chileña, Chilean music, Degalio Henriquez, coordinación...
WLP Interviews
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Ayesha Imam, then head of WLP Nigeria/BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights (BAOBAB), talks about specific ways that Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) facilitate better communication between other women's rights organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), including those who do not have access to the Internet. She talks about how the Internet changed the way BAOBAB communicated with other member organizations of the international solidarity network Women Living Under...
Topics: WLP Events -- Cultural Boundaries and Cyber Spaces 2000, BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights, Women...
Chilean artist Pepe Fariña plays guitar and sings folk music. He discusses the movement of new popular music influenced by Chilean values and Latinamerican composers such as Silvio Rodriguez and Pablo Milanes, whose songs he covers.
Topics: Pepe Fariña, Chilean artist, folk, Latinamerican music, artista chileno, folklore, música...
WLP Interviews
by Tadesse, Zenebework
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Zenebework Tadesse speaks on her views of the most important aspects of effective, non-exploitative leadership, the role of strong communication skills, different types of leadership (particularly between women and men), and contextual factors of good leadership. [0:00:00] "How do you define leadership?" [0:01:43] "Are there specific characteristics that are important for there to be an effective, more peaceful leader?" [0:02:35] "Do you think these characteristics...
Topics: Women's leadership, Transformative leadership, Africa, Association of African Women for Research...
This episode is a special report on the political events that have been taking place in Chile since 1988. The reporters show clips from a memorial service for Salvador Allende in Valparaíso, Chile. The reporters then interview several Chilean politicians and figureheads in regards to the transition from a military dictatorship to an elected democracy. Clips of videos such as the new president's arrival and the dictator's departure from government; political ceremonies involving inaugurations...
Topics: Transition, dictatorship, democracy, transición, dictadura militar, democracía, Chilean politics,...
WLP Interviews
by Abou Habib, Lina; Afkhami, Mahnaz; al-Khateeb, Basma; Khader, Asma
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In commemoration of International Women's Day, this episode of CNN's Amanpour focuses on the status of women's rights and gender equality globally since 1995. Christiane Amanpour and Basma Al-Khateeb discuss women's widespread mobilization to vote and run as political candidates in the 2010 Iraqi parliamentary elections. Panel participants Mahnaz Afkhami, Asma Khader, and Lina Abou Habib discuss the continuing need for legal reform particularly of family and citizenship laws, the situation of...
Topics: Sisterhood is Global Institute/Jordan, Global women's movement, Political participation, Women...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Lisa Andrew; Mario Allende
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We see the video Tabu which discusses the difficulties parents have with talking to their children about sex
Topics: Tabu, Parents, Children, Sports, Deportes, Sexuality, Sexualidad
The episode begins with an interview by Mario Allende with the honourable Bernardo Vargas, the general secretary of the Exiled Chilean community, a member of the socialist party in Chile as well as an advocate for worker's rights. His interview discusses the politics of Chile, especially the leadership of Pinochet who transferred power in March 1990 to a democratic leader. The new leader in Chile, left him with many thoughts on military and government relations, military coups, democracy, and...
Topics: Pinochet, Chile, trabajadores chileanos, derechos humanos, salario minimo, golpe militar,...
WLP Interviews
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Alia Arasoughly speaks about the proliferation of independent news media outlets and what that means for Palestinian women, the importance of using mass media tools like television to reach a broad audience with messages about women's rights and gender equality, and specific cultural barriers faced by women who wish to work in television and film production.
Topics: WLP Events -- Cultural Boundaries and Cyber Spaces 2000, Information and communication technology,...
The program starts with an interview with Tilo Paiz, a Salvadoran musician who has formed a musical group with people from Canada and other Latin American countries. Then, the program shows a concert recording that was made over a year ago, but not completed until now. The concert includes Tilo Paiz y su banda Amistad, as well as Colombian dancers, a dance group called Doremi and and two salsa dancers. The program switches back and forth between clips of the concert, and segments of the...
Topics: Tilo Paiz y su banda Amistad, Tilo Paiz and his band Amistad, music, música, cumbia, salsa, dance,...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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This Nosotros TV program, hosted by Milena Sanhueza and Enrique Reye: features a live concert of Conjunto Amabana, a musical group who is considered to be one of the best local Edmonton bands. Through the use of synthesized sounds on an electronic piano, drums, and mixed vocals, this 6-member group is able to create an authentic Latin American sound. The concert showcases songs including: "Loquito por ti", "El Flojo", "Cuando Quieras", "El Cachimbo",...
Topics: English: Local Group, Edmonton, Latin American, Conjunto Amabana, Concert, Musical. Spanish: Banda...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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Musical piece entitled Ramona by Amparo Ochoa (in the "tradition of Pancho Villa") played in Sala San Teresa (7508 29 Avenue Edmonton). Jose Curcio discusses being a catholic priest, living in a small Nicaraguan town and the divide between religious groups. Football scores and news given. Local events announced.
Topics: Nicaragua, Revolucion, Amparo Ochoa, Sandinista, Luis Carrillon, FSLN, Christianity, Catholicism,...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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Antonio Guzman interviews Carlos Paiz on his organization, EISA, which helps Central and South American immigrants integrate society in Edmonton. Nosotros presents a documentary by Alipio Vera entitled la Pobresa en Chile (Poverty in Chile). The Victor Jara group presents folk dances from northern Chile.
Topics: Carlos Paiz, EISA, Servicios para Inmigrantes en Edmonton, Poverty, Chile, Victor Jara, Festival...
La Asociacion Ecuatoriana en Edmonton (The Ecuadorian Association of Edmonton) presents various aspects of Ecuadorian folklore, such as traditional clothing and dances. The host interviews Dona Blanco, a representative of the Centro Ecuatoriano, about the purpose of and the activities organized by the Centre, the geography of Ecuador, the demographics, and traditional art forms (of which examples are shown). Hugo Ruiz is then interviewed about Rio Masona, an Ecuadorian soccer club.
Topics: Ecuador, folklore, soccer, Ecuadorian culture, dance, fútbol, cultura ecuatoriana
WLP Interviews
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Mahnaz Afkhami discusses the stereotypes of Muslims and Muslim women commonly presented by the Western media. She notes that women in Muslim societies have a wide variety of experiences depending on the context, and expressions of Muslim feminism are a response to indigenous cultural conditions. Afkhami responds to questions from the host and from the viewing audience covering topics such as: Islamic holy texts on women's rights, discrepancies between cultural and religious traditions, the...
Topics: Women's rights -- Muslim societies, Sisterhood is Global Institute, Islam and human rights,...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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In-studio preformance from singer-songwriter Pablo Garrido, singer Isabel Aldunata performs live in the auditorium at Grant MacEwan College, soccer news, international news: a conference of central american presidents in Costa Rica concerning U.S. interference and the international politics of the Nicaraguan civil war, uspets in Buenos Aires, Israel, local news and events
Topics: Pablo Garrido, Isabel Aldunata, Grant MacEwan College, Studio, estudio, singer-songwriter,...
Host of the show interviews guests from the El Salvadorian community in Edmonton, discusses the political and social turmoil and problems that are currently happening in El Salvador. The episode also features three traditional El Salvadorian dances.
Topics: El Salvador, politics, politicos, 1982, traditional dances, bailes tradicional, war, guerra, dance,...
This episode is a tribute to the farewell to Salvador Allende, the popular socialist leader in Chile. Many people on the street, speak of their love for Allende; he was a loving person, who did great things for Chile. A photo montage is included of his life and the difference he made in Chile. It then shows the funeral of Allende, with his family and the world watching. Many chileans were devastated by the lost to the country, and it was a very dramatic event. Representatives from other...
Topics: Transition, dictatorship, democracy, transición, dictadura militar, democracía, Chilean politics,...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Lisa Andrew; Mario Allende
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The program starts with a clip of a concert by Argentinian singer Mercedes Sosa in Chile. Then, the program shows a segment taken from Chilean national television that explores the birthplace and early life of Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral. Then, the video shows an audio-visual program from Ojos de América on the rural roots of new Cuban trova. Finally, the program ends with a segment on sports, with a particular emphasis on soccer and tennis in Chile.
Topics: Mercedes Sosa, Argentinian singer, cantante argentina, Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet, poeta...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Mario Allende
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This episode begins with the hosts talking about the importance of Nosotros in their lives. Then, they have a documentary by Ojos de America called Carros y Carretas. This documentary focuses on the experience of taking public transit in Ecuador and it achieves this by displaying Ecuador through the eyes of its bus drivers. After the documentary, there is a brief explanation of how it is interesting to see this everyday action through the eyes of someone who generally isn't treated very...
Topics: Ojos de America, Eyes of America, Musica en vivo, Live Music, Transportacion, Transportation,...
Mario Allende begins the show saying it is a night of celebration because finally El Salvador has signed the Treaty of Peace and now the Salvadoran community can look forward to the future and build a new community in peace. Thursday January 16, 1992 Mexico signed the treaty as well which help put an end to the civil war in El Salvador which has been going on for 12 years. This episode is dedicated to El Salvador and he apologizes for not updating on Chile’s situation. For the military the...
Topics: Chapultepec Peace Accords, Acuerdo de Paz de Chapultepec, Palacio Nacional de Mexico, Mexico...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by John Berry
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In this episode Chilean actor and singer; Luis Guzman comes to Edmonton. The first part of the episode is a show for children in which Guzman acts as Pippo the clown. During the second part of the episode Guzman plays the guitar and sings songs about life in Chile during Pinochet’s dictatorship.
Topics: Luis Gusman, actor y cantante Chileno, Payaso Pippo, Luis Gusman Chilean actor singer, Pippo the...
WLP Interviews
by Inayatullah, Attiya
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Pakistani activist Attiya Inayatullah discusses biographical and contextual/historical topics including her experiences as a politician and government official within the Pakistani government; the difficulties and responsibilities that face women in exercising political power; women in Pakistani politics and policies toward women under General Pervez Musharraf; the threat of the Pakistani Taliban and extremism; and the fight against poverty and her efforts to increase access to contraception.
Topics: WLP Events -- Clash or Consensus2003, Women's leadership, Political leadership, Women in...
The first few minutes begins with an un-named quartet performing. After the quartet has finished their performance; Several groups representing Latin America perform different cultural dances of a great variety. Some of the songs have a narration explaining a bit about the culture. It also talks about family and how dance unites the countries and eliminates borders.
Topics: La Palomita, Tupac, Latin America, Show Case, Various Performances, Music - La Palomita, Tupac,...
WLP Interviews
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Dr. Farida Allaghi speaks about how she views herself as a leader and how she defines leadership. She discusses her childhood (and influence of her parents' progressive, democratic values on her upbringing), technological and information revolution, achievements of the global women's movement, image of Muslim women in Western media, need for women's political participation, and why she's optimistic about the future. She also discusses major challenges faced by the next generation of building a...
Topics: WLP Events -- Cultural Boundaries and Cyber Spaces 2000, Information and communication technology,...
Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) founder and President Mahnaz Afkhami speaks with host Lili Sadr of Voice of America's Zane Emrooz (Today's Woman) about the evolution of the global women's movement through grassroots mobilization and technological innovation, and the role of WLP in spreading ideas, knowledge, and curricula for activists. They begin with a discussion of Parvin Ardalan, a longtime women's rights activist and founding member of the One Million Signatures Campaign, who at that...
Topics: Women and democracy, Family law, Advocacy campaigns, Human rights advocacy, One Million Signatures...
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Zena Mohamed Reda of Iraq discusses the state of women's rights in her home country, her work as an activist, and what she will take back to her home country as a result of her participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Roaming Institute for Women's Leadership and Training of Trainers (December 9-15, 2003 in Petra, Jordan).
Topics: WLP Events -- MENA Regional Roaming Institute 2003, Participatory leadership, Transformative...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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Manuel Rozental, an exiled Colombian doctor, discusses the problems with the Colombian education system: specifically the faculty of medicine. He criticizes the achievements of professional success as distracting professionals from focusing on issues of social health; and discusses the problems of unequal access to healthcare. This segment also addresses the democratization of Latin America and the need to confront foreign debt through Latin American integration. The episode ends with the...
Topics: medicina social, university, medicine, facultad de medicina, salud, culture, integración...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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This program presents a report on the relief telethon for the cholera epidemic in Peru. The report discussed the donations gathered and the various people and groups involved in making the telethon possible and successful. The first part of a documentary about the recent history of Paraguay is also shown. The documentary is about the Stroessner regime and its effect on Paraguay and its people. The program ends with a recording of dances performed by BAFOCHI; which is a Chilean folk ballet group.
Topics: relief telethon, Peru cholera epidemic, Paraguay, BAFOCHI, chilean folk ballet teletón de alivio,...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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An interview with Rene Leiva from Sociedad Hombre y Cultura, a musical performance by Inti-Illimani
Topics: Inti-Illimani, inmigración, immigration, border control, el frente, fútbol, soccer, music,...
Viewers are able to experience four diverse performances while listening to the musical history of the exploitations and suffering endured by Latin Americans. Each performance expresses a sense of tradition through the music and dances explored. There is a reoccurring theme of Spanish conquest and suffering throughout the four performances as well as an emphasis on Chilean culture. We are also able to witness one of the traditional dances of Chile; the Cueca.
Topics: Traditional, folk music, dance, Chile, España, Spain, Los Cuatro Huasos, Cueca dance,...
Voice of America's Zane Emrooz (Today's Woman) and Mahnaz Afkhami focus on the role of women and women's leadership in shaping global security and in promoting a human security paradigm focused on peace, conflict resolution, and protection of rights rather than military control. Mahnaz Afkhami, President and founder of Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), discuss the recent International Women Leaders Global Security Summit (IWLGSS) held November 15-17, 2007 (New York City), which aimed to bring...
Topics: Women and peace, Women's leadership, Conflict resolution, Women in development, Human security
WLP Interviews
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Dr. Fowzia Abdullah of Saudi Arabia discusses the state of women's rights in her home country, her work as an activist, and what she will take back to her home country as a result of her participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Roaming Institute for Women's Leadership and Training of Trainers (December 9-15, 2003 in Petra, Jordan).
Topics: WLP Events -- MENA Roaming Institute 2003, Participatory leadership, Transformative leadership,...
WLP Interviews
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Vabah K. Gayflor discusses her early life and inspiration, poverty, and the continuing effects of the Liberian Civil War, particularly on children. She discusses her advocacy to implement the parts of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that ended the civil war, and the Liberian constitution that calls for equal rights and opportunities for women. Gayflor describes the process of pushing for a 30% quota for women's representation in Liberian parliament. At the time of this interview, Vabah K....
Topics: BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights, Women and war, Women and peace, Political participation, Advocacy...
An un-named musical quartet plays songs in english and spanish. "Aborigen" poem recited. "Proyecto" musical quartet plays various songs in Spanish. Tupac dance group presents various latin dances. Program ends with the end of the "heritage day salute".
Topics: Leo Campos, poetry, native issues, poema, aborigenes, Tupac dance group, grupo tupac, Duendes,...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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n interview with Alejandro Acevado from Casa el Salvador; a feature from a salsa festival featuring Andy Montanez, Alex Leon y los leones de salsa, and an unnamed female; a surprise interview with Chilean journalist Marcello Castillo
Topics: Casa el Salvador, El Salvador, immigration, inmigración, civil rights, derechos humanos,...
The show begins with an interview of teacher Mauricio Salegio and principal German Vidal of Gabriela Mistral, a spanish school in Edmonton. They talk about the emphasis of teaching their students why their fathers are here, the history of Latin America and the spanish language. With a high Chilean percentage of students they want to help the students understand their past and their possible futures. The show then features the integration of Latin America, focusing on Brazil and Chile, offering...
Topics: Education, educacion, historia latinoamericano, history of latin america, intergracion,...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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Los Jaivas; a chilean folk band plays a concert at the Edmonton Jubilee Auditorium; incorporating traditional Chilean folk instruments with electric guitars and synthesizers.
Topics: Los Jaivas, Chilean folk music, música de folk chilena, Electronic instruments, intrumentos...
The heritage days princess, Nadia Encina, is chosen by the chilean heritage festival association. During the selection "Nosotros" takes breaks where the Victor Jara dance group presents various traditional chilean dances. Poems by Grabriela Mistral and Germán Berdiales are recited after the selection. Program ends with the Victor Jara dance group presenting dances from Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and Chile. Judges: Maria Contreras, Juan Caroca, Norma Vidal. Hosts: Claire Hurtubise,...
Topics: Heritage festival, heritage festival princess, Chile pavillion, Pabellón chileno, Nadia Encina,...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
by Sergio Contreras
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Enrique Reye interviews Jaime Oyarzun, Presidente de Casa Chile. A Chilean musical play entitled La Pergola y las flores written by Isadora Aguirre and Franciso Flores del Campo is presented. The play is about a young Chilean farm girl who takes the train to Santiago from her southern home town of San Rosendo. Sergio Lacayo, ambassador of Nicaragua in Canada, discusses the peace plan and the Sandinista government's reaction to the United States recent intervention in Central America. Variety of...
Topics: Musical theatre, La Pergola y las Flores, Chile, Nicaragua, Casa Chile, Jaime Oyarzun, Sergio...
Obituary and mention of funeral date for Osvaldo Morales. Part II of "Paseo Ahumada'' doumentary.  Raffle for a colour television and a blender. Folk duo "Carlos y Ernesto" sing; "Carito", "Por cifra y milonga", "Pastor de nuez", "Canción de verano y remo", Padre de carnaval",  "El Orejano".  Hosts: Jorge Rogriguez, Claire Hurtubise, Mario Allende.
Topics: Osvaldo Morales, Paseo ahumada,  Santiago, Chile, Carlos Tecaera, Ernesto Yavez, Carlos y...
This episode focusses on the Chilean community in Edmonton, there were three guests on the show talking about the current issues in Chile, such as the government, politics and religion. Also features traditional Chilean dances from different regions in Chile.
Topics: Chile, traditional dances, bailes tradicional, language, lenguaje, Edmonton Chilean Community, la...
Topics: Sixth Laser Festival, Colombia dance, Ecuador dance,  Aquí magazine, Mensajero magazine, Elisa...
A special program for International Women's day. First, there is a recording by Nosotros of a concert of chilean singer Isabel Aldunate. The recording is from seven years ago when Aldunate visited Edmonton. Then, the program shows a chilean documentary called "La historia tiene nombre de mujer", directed by Jimena Arrieta. This documentary focuses on the role women have played in the fight for democracy in Chile. Finally, there is a sports segment focusing on the martial art of Tae...
Topics: Isabel Aldunate, Chilean singer, cantante chilena, día de la mujer, International Women's Day,...
Ana Alfaro explains how Salvadorean Social Services help Latin American refugees acculturate to Canadian society and which problems that she encounters because of linguistic, cultural and political reasons. Nosotros broadcasts documentary entitled En Chile Se Tortura with judge René Garcia Villegas. Centroamerican artist Luis Enrique Mejia Godoy plays his music on Nosotros thanks to Herramienta para la paz who helped bring him to Edmonton.
Topics: Nicaragua, Luis Enrique Mejia Godoy, Herramienta para la paz, Servicio social del Salvador, Ana...
This episode opens with an interview with two members of the Canadian Hispanic Congress, who discuss some of their future plans for the Hispanic community in Canada. The next segment features part of the Victor Jara Festival. Specifically, a performance of several traditional Northern Chilean folk dances. Finally, the last segment focusses on transition to democracy in Latin America and features numerous interviews with Brazilian and Chilean citizens regarding their opinions on life under...
Topics: Hispano-canadiense, Hispanic-Canadian Congress, Congreso hispanocanadiense, inmigracion,...
Pastors, priests, and immigrants from the Latin Catholic community discuss religion in Canada for immigrants and for the people in Chile. Advertisement of musical performance of Illapu on May 29 1988; other announcements.
Topics: Latinoaméricanas Catholicos, Latin-American Catholics, Catolicos immigrants, pluralism,...
The folklore music group Estrella Roja’s manager, Jaime Calderon, is interviewed. He discusses their music, the reaction of the Canadian and Edmontonian public, their instruments, the group’s future plans and the lack of female Latin musicians. The group then performs a set.
Topics: folklore, Estrella Roja, instruments, Latin music, instrumentos, música Latina, grupo folklorico,...
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
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A televesion show dealing primarly with news about the latin community in Edmonton. At the start of the video we are intrduced to Carmen Dias from Nicaragua, and Jose Ramirez from Guatemala.In their interview these two students talk about thier motives that brought them to Edmonton. Both students wish to raise awareness about thier culture in order to get rid of certain negative stereotypes that often people associate with thier countries. In addtion, they also want to recieve some sort of...
Topics: Antonio Guzman, Paulo Garrio, Jaime Liberona, Justice, peace, revolution, awareness, stereotypes,...
The episode begins with interviews with members of the Canadian Hispanic Congress. In their interviews they talk about different opportunities for Hispanic immigrants to help integrate into Canadian life without losing their heritage and while connecting with other Hispanics. Next there is a Chilean documentary called Javiera de Chile which is the story of the daughter of José Manuel Parada; a member of the communist party who was assasinated on March 30, 1985. The episode ends with Mexican...
Topics: Canadian Hispanic Congress, El congreso hispano canadiense, Chilean documentary, documental...
In this episode, Programa Nosotros shows a great documentary of a poor neighborhood that was heavily into drugs and smoking. They speak of their personal experiences with the "buzz" from marijuana, huffing, hash, meth and other drugs. Some speak of the lack of dreams caused by their social situation, and on the other hand some describe how they still have dreams but getting high lets them think their life out, and gives them solutions. Some have been users their entire life, or other...
Topics: povety, drugs, marijuana, dreams, latinamerica, pobreza, drogas, marijuana, sueños, Ramon...
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Amina Lemrini, founding President of the Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM), discusses context (Morocco) in period of transition since 1990s, with great advancements in political domain. Describes commission recommendations for institutional, political, judicial and pedagogical reforms to prevent human rights violations of last 40 years as first in Arab and Muslim world. ADFM addresses issues of economic insecurity, unemployment and rise of conservative forces. Describes...
Topics: Women and democracy, Patriarchy, Women's Rights -- Muslim societies, Backlash, Human rights...
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Enas al-Shafie, WLP Egypt/Forum for Women in Development (FWID), discusses the Egyptian government's increasingly restrictive practices against non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and describes cooperation between different NGOs to provide aid to Lebanon in the wake of the 2006 Lebanon War. She also describes the use of the Internet and social networking sites for advocacy campaigns during that period. Questions are given in English and answered in Arabic.
Topics: WLP Events -- Transnational Partners Convening 2006, Lebanon War 2006, Forum for Women in...
This is the last episode of the year. The host discusses the problem experienced by the producers of the show. They replay parts of performances on the show over the last three weeks. The host converses with youth who helped produce the show, about topics such as why they chose to help make the show, what their role was, if they would like to come back and help, and their experiences/impressions of the show. The host then interviews David Deltrama, the director of the show, in English. He...
Topics: Summary, Director, Volunteers, Coordinator, Resumen, voluntarios, coordinador
Nosotros - Latin American Community Television Programme in Edmonton (Alberta)
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America Rosa; an Edmonton based group that fuses traditional Latin music with modern day sounds is featured. We are introduced to Sergio; the founder of the band, and his group before they give us a performance which demonstrates their diverse repertoire of music.
Topics: America Rosa band, Music, Latin, Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Edmonton
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Jacqueline Pitanguy, founder of Cidadania, Estudo, Pesquisa, Informação e Ação (CEPIA), Women's Learning Partnership's partner in Brazil, speaks on types of leadership, what makes a good leader, and her life as a leader/activist. She also talks in-depth on the process of reforming the Brazilian constitution after the end of military rule in 1985. This is the first part of a three-part series of interviews that took place at the Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, 2002, prior to the Women's...
Topics: Women's leadership, Cidadania Estudo Pesquisa Informação e Ação (Cepia), Political leadership,...
This episode is a special presentation surrounding the events of the 1990 elections in Chile. The three canidates are Hernán Büchi, Francisco Javier Errázuriz Talavera, and Patricio Aylwin. Each candidate’s' political advertisements are shown as well as the peoples opinion about the political situation. There are highlights from the pre elections forum (held on Sunday December 10th). The music of Mercedes Sosa, Quilapayún, and Congreso are shown to represent the voice of the people of...
Topics: política, demócratas, votos, propaganda política, Hernán Büchi, Francisco Javier Errázuriz...
They show a report in Chile's downtown Santiago of Paseo Ahumada. It is a very long pedestrian street where millions of people walk through each day. There are people begging, there is a man who cleans phone booths, merchants trying to sell their goods yet it is illegal and they have to pack up quickly if they see an officer come. There are people who perform, either singing or dancing. There are people who play games and gambling and can even be a good place to nap. There are people who give...
Topics: Paseo Ahumada, Duo Colosal, Arnold Bolanos, Carlos Angulo